National Program Team Intern




$15 per hour

Hours per week

June 12, 2018 – mid-August 2018



Application Deadline


Start Date


End Date



30 Broad Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10004
New York
New York
United States


About iMentor

iMentor builds mentoring relationships that empower students in low-income communities to graduate high school, succeed in college, and achieve their ambitions. Students work with their mentors one-on-one, in-person and online, to develop strong personal relationships, nurture a college aspiration, navigate the college application process, and build critical skills that lead to college success. In New York City, Chicago, and the Bay Area, iMentor partners with public schools to ensure every student in the schools receives a mentor. iMentor also provides its curriculum, technology, and best practices to help nonprofits run effective programs in the iMentor model. 

Since 1999, iMentor has connected more than 25,000 students with mentors, and this year iMentor is serving nearly 9,000 students across the country. iMentor has been recognized through funding from many of the leading education funders in the country, including the Ballmer Group, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, the Robin Hood Foundation, the Bezos Family Foundation, New Profit Inc., and the Kresge Foundation.

iMentor is one of the nation’s most innovative and quickly growing college success organizations. As a team, we are mission-focused, results-oriented, passionate and fun, and were named one of the “Best Nonprofits to Work For” by Opportunity Knocks and The Nonprofit Times.


The National Program Team is committed to making this internship a valuable learning experience. To that end, the intern will work collaboratively with the National Program Team to fulfill the responsibilities outlined below with the potential to add more.

Curriculum and Mentor Training Support

  • Support programmatic feedback collection by creating a mentor and mentee outreach plan
  • Draft communication for mentor and mentee outreach
  • Develop one-pagers as well as staff and mentor learning center articles to support curriculum and mentor education program implementation next program year

Data management & reporting

  • Analyze National Program Team newsletter trends
  • Compare read rates month over month
  • Compare click rates month over month
  • Determine content, word count, etc. impact rates
  • Collect critical feedback from readers through interviews
  • Draft schedule for next year's newsletter production/distribution
  • Brainstorm and research 10-12 tactics to increase newsletter engagement
  • Report back trends, interview results, and engagement tactics

Event Planning

  • Brainstorm and research low cost, off-site team building activities for the National Program Team’s Beginning-of-Year Retreat
  • Brainstorm and research ice breakers with a focus on diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Create survey to collect food preferences, distribute survey, and place food orders
  • Create survey to collect feedback on retreat (use past surveys as guidance)
  • Order food supplies (plates, cups, napkins, etc.)
  • Gather office supplies (pens, markers, chart paper, etc.)

Additional Details/Compensation

  • Compensation: $15/hour
  • Duration: June 12, 2018 – mid-August 2018
  • Hours: Up to 25 hours per week (Tuesdays-Thursdays); non-exempt


  • Prior office experience is preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and time management
  • Strong communication skills; provides updates on progress and discusses any challenges
  • Inquisitive, resourceful, flexible and confident
  • A team-player, willing to pitch in and help wherever is needed
  • Able to build rapport quickly with key collaborators across iMentor staff
  • A sincere interest in developing professionally; open to change, learning, and improvement
  • A sincere and deep commitment to the fundamental belief that every child deserves a college education and that college closes the opportunity gap
  • Currently enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year undergraduate degree program or graduate program

How To Apply

Submit your materials to Jennifer Grobe, National Program Team Associate ( with a resume and detailed cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position. Applications will be considered until May 21, 2018 so it is in candidates’ best interest to apply as soon as possible. No phone, email, mail, or fax inquiries will receive a response. 

iMentor is an Equal Opportunity Employer